EFCC retrieve Benz & other fancy cars from 22 arrested Yahoo Boys in Delta


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EFCC is waging war against internet fraudsters AKA Yahoo Boys in the country. See the 22 suspected Yahoo Boys arrested and items recovered from them!

The Economic and Financial Crimes Commission (EFFC) has confiscated exotic cars including Benz ML 350, Chrysler 300 and Benz C350 from 22 suspected Yahoo Boys arrested in Delta State. Other items retrieved by the commission from the young boys aged 18 to 30 include laptop systems, iPhones, phones and ATM cards.

The arrest was done in a joint operation carried out by men from the Commission’s Abuja Headquarters Advance Fee Fraud Section and its Zonal Office in Benin, Edo State on Friday May 7, 2019.


The cars recovered from the suspected Yahoo Boys

EFCC officials had acted on intelligence reports made available to them. Swinging into action, they stormed the hideout of the suspects at Sapele in the early hours.

Previous day before the operation, Abuja operatives of the EFCC made an arrest of two suspected Yahoo Boys in Ugheli Delta State.

The arrest of the suspected internet fraudsters is an offshoot of the directives of the Commission’s acting Executive Chairman, Ibrahim Magu, to combat cyber crime in the country, bringing perpetrators of the crime to justice.

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Another section of the exotic Benz cars retrieved form the boys

The arrested suspects have made various statements that will be helpful when they are charged to court soon.

Internet fraud popularly referred to as Yahoo Yahoo is a menace among youths in the country, with many of them towing an easy path to wealth.


Yahoo boys arrested in the EFCC recent raid

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Chris Odogwu is a Content Writer and Journalist. He holds a bachelor's degree in Mass Communication from University of Jos and a master's degree in Mass Communication from University of Lagos. His works have been published in top local and international publications including Forbes, HuffPost, ThriveGlobal, TheNextScoop and Nigeria360 among others. A member of the Nigerian Institute of Public Relations (NIPR), the thrill he gets from writing about exotic cars feels almost the same as riding in them.

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